The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 39 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 51 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 1.62% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.00% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 19
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Business Analysis
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
841 1001 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.45% 81.25% 72.19%
Number of salaries quoted 718 894 667
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,571 £28,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in South Wales

Business Analysis
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +23 34 £34,250 +5.38% 4
Newport +20 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Torfaen +2 2 £22,500 -50.00%
Bridgend - 2 £20,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £29,000 - 1
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) PRINCE2
3 29 (35.37%) Waterfall
4 24 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (29.27%) Finance
5 21 (25.61%) ISEB
6 20 (24.39%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (21.95%) Degree
8 17 (20.73%) SQL
9 16 (19.51%) Project Management
10 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (15.85%) Use Case
12 12 (14.63%) User Stories
12 12 (14.63%) UML
13 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.98%) Scrum
14 9 (10.98%) RUP
14 9 (10.98%) DSDM
14 9 (10.98%) XML
15 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
15 8 (9.76%) User Experience
15 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
16 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
16 7 (8.54%) MS Office
17 5 (6.10%) Oracle
17 5 (6.10%) PRINCE
17 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
17 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
18 4 (4.88%) Product Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.66%) RequisitePro
1 3 (3.66%) Axure RP
1 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 72 (87.80%) Analyst
2 70 (85.37%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst Team Leader
7 3 (3.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.44%) Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) XSD
2 2 (2.44%) XSLT
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) UNIX
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) PRINCE2
3 29 (35.37%) Waterfall
4 24 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (24.39%) GAP Analysis
6 16 (19.51%) Project Management
7 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.85%) Use Case
9 12 (14.63%) UML
9 12 (14.63%) User Stories
10 9 (10.98%) RUP
10 9 (10.98%) DSDM
10 9 (10.98%) Scrum
11 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.10%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
13 4 (4.88%) Product Management
13 4 (4.88%) Workflow
14 3 (3.66%) CRM
14 3 (3.66%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.66%) VB
3 3 (3.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) ISEB
2 18 (21.95%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) APMG
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Casewise
4 2 (2.44%) iRise
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28 - £30 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago